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Portraits - a photoset by fifichat1 on Flickriver


personal favourites on Flickrock ( nice presentation )


(one of my personal top 10, definitely)


Thank you,all !

It's my most interesting picture (2010),according to Flickr , my favourite ,forever, according to me :)))

and my most honoured one / FP by Admins' choice or winner in several portrait-contests here and out of the Internet in a French Photo magazine Réponses Photo / ethnic portraits contest , only printed on paper , only monochrome - Thanks!


Gallery of winners : Kurt Peiser Gallery, Portaits contest / First Place


Analog picture-Tri-X (it was my favourite film because of its grain)

Nikon F801.Nikkor 85/1,8 AF

January / February 2006 . Burma .Mandalay area



in fact this is the scan of the printed image , not of the negative , so I did not have to do post-processing, or almost ; just had to crop from horizontal to square ,and I applied a sepia toning to the reflection on the left side

And the grain isn't made with a software !!!




"Black and white are the colours of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected. "

Robert Frank



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Taken in January 2006